Definition of Forcipes

1. Noun. (plural of forceps) ¹



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Definition of Forcipes

1. forceps [n] - See also: forceps

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forcipes

forceth
forcible
forcible-feeble
forcibleness
forciblenesses
forcibly
forcing
forcing house
forcing houses
forcing out
forcingly
forcings
forcipal
forcipate
forcipation
forcipes (current term)
forcipressure
forcipule
forcipules
forcleave
forclem
forcling
forclose
forclosed
forcloses
forclosing
forclutch
forcover
forcremp
forcurse

Literary usage of Forcipes

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1. Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology by William Smith (1859)
"[LS] Vulcan with forcipes behind him, the reverse an eagle standing on a thunderbolt. .... forcipes ..."

2. Excelsior by James Hamilton (1856)
"The frames travel to the end of the rails, which are of considerable extent, and, when the fat has solidified, the forcipes and superfluous material are ..."

3. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1875)
"bA century after the time we find two midwifery instruments, which, in the Latin version, are mentioned as " forcipes," were described by Albucasis—ie, ..."

4. Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature by James Hamilton (1856)
"The prominent portions of the wicks are now firmly clasped by a number of forcipes attached to a rod; the plungers are then drawn back, taking with them the ..."

5. The Science and art of obstetrics by Theophilus Parvin (1895)
"The word forceps, plural forcipes, is not derived, as some authorities have ... as a synonym for forcipes.1 Whatever the derivation, all understand by the ..."

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